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Based out of Portsmouth, Virginia, Dr. Alfonso Lopez Cardona is the Medical Director for Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center. With board certifications to practice General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, his career experience and research has focused on treating and diagnosing post-traumatic stre… Read More
Based out of Portsmouth, Virginia, Dr. Alfonso Lopez Cardona is the Medical Director for Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center. With board certifications to practice General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, his career experience and research has focused on treating and diagnosing post-traumatic stress disorder, trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism spectrum disorders. Bilingual, Dr. Alfonso Lopez Cardona possesses fluency in Spanish and English.

Through the Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center, Dr. Lopez Cardona offers treatment for a range of behavioral and psychiatric disorders—especially among children and adolescents between the ages of five and 21. Believing that family involvement in a youth’s treatment is paramount to recovery and improvement, he and his colleagues offer intensive programs for young people with a focus on the family unit as a whole. Family members are encouraged to visit regularly and undergo individual therapy sessions. As Medical Director of the facility, Dr. Lopez Cardona works with a team of health care professionals including fellow psychiatrists, nurses, and therapists. This center features a comfortable and nurturing environment with indoor and outdoor recreation areas and educational programs.

Originally from South America, Dr. Lopez Cardona earned his Doctor of Medicine from Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario in Colombia. He conducted further medical training from the Universidad del Valle Facultad de Medicina in Cali, Colombia. Upon relocating to the United States, he performed his residency in Psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. His training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry was conducted through a fellowship with Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland.

In addition to treating patients at Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center, Dr. Lopez Cardona serves as a physician at Williamsburg Psychiatry. Throughout his career, he has amassed experience in treating patients in both inpatient and outpatient facilities. Read Less
Wiilliamsburg Psychiatry
Psychiatrist
2011 - Present
Georgetown University Medical Center
MD - Resident Psychiatrist
1994
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